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Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Mining and lumbering provided the impetus for the development of northern Wisconsin and Ashland was ideally situated to become a leading city of the "new W...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel.
Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel, built by the Wisconsin Central railroad interests and opened in 1877. It faced the bay and had a long series of steps leadi...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Ashland, on the shores of Lake Superior, with insets of The Apostle Islands Chequamagon Bay & Ashland, and Distances from Ashland.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Ashland, viewed from Lake Superior, with insets of Prentice Park and Fishery. Population 16,000. Increase in Ten Years, 11,000.
Description: View of the Vaughn Memorial Library building.
Description: Front view of G.W. Peck's Store. The signs on the building read "Globe Steam Laundry" and the text below the photograph reads "Conover & Porter, Architect...
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: This map shows wards and includes the Chequamegon Bay and Washburn. An inset map shows the Ashland region, its railroads, and a few of its iron mines.
Description: View of the ore dock of the Milwaukee, Lake Shore, and Western Railroad.
Description: Elevated view looking west from the Knight Block. The Chequamegon Hotel and harbor are in the background.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Sam Fifield's home, known as Evergreen Cottage. He was the editor and proprietor of the Ashland Press.
Description: Wisconsin Central Railroad train on White River Bridge, with crew posing on top of cars. The bridge was 1600 feet long and 110 feet above the water. In 187...
Description: Watercolor painting of Chequamegon Point.
Date: 1885-09-04 before
Description: Exterior and interior bill of fare from The Chequamegon, with views on the back of rock formations, waterfalls, a spot illustration of a train going over a...
Description: Group of people posing in the rail yard of the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, & Omaha Railway.
Description: This 1898 map shows the township and range system, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, vacant land and land sold by the Wisconsin Central Rail...
Description: Ore dock of the Milwaukee, Lake Shore, and Western Railroad, with a pile of logs in the foreground and docked ships in the background.
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: Colored postcard view of "Buffalo Bill" Cody center right in white coat and hat surrounded by Native Americans in traditional garb, military personnel and...
Description: Office building of the First National Bank.
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